AQA 8145 Elizabeth - Why was there conflict between England and Spain? (L1 historic environment)

Lessons focused around the 2020 Historic Environment on the Spanish Armada.
The first lesson focuses on why England and Spain went to war.
The lesson starts with a discussion around sources, using existing knowledge to draw out inferences, linking in knowledge of the wider Elizabethan period. The main activity is an information hunt, exploring the reasons for the causes of the conflict, leading to thematic coding of the causes into political, religious, economic and personal reasons. This culminates in a corners plenary, requiring all students to reach a judgement on the ‘most significant’ theme.

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Created: Mar 5, 2019


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